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 Religious Rejections of Globalization

Frank J. Lechner

in Religion in Global Civil Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195188356
eISBN:
9780199785247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188356.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious responses to globalization seem to contribute little to the overall globalization critique put forth in venues such as the World Social Forum. This essay suggests that in the struggle about ... More


Political Structures

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued in Chs 3 and 4 that there are cosmopolitan principles of civil and political justice and cosmopolitan principles of distributive justice, one is logically led to the question, ‘if one ... More


Global Philanthropy and Global Governance: The Problematic Moral Legitimacy of the Relationship between Global Civil Society and the United Nations

Kenneth Anderson

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter traces the history of NGOs beginning in the late 1980s through 9/11 and the Iraq war. Thematically, this historical account highlights the relationship many NGOs enjoyed with the United ... More


Indian Civil Society and the ‘International’

Mathew Joseph C.

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the history of civil society activism in India and its link to the international/global civil society. It describes the civil society movements in India including the emergence ... More


 Care and Justice in the Global Context

Virginia Held

in The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, and Global

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195180992
eISBN:
9780199785957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195180992.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines various assumptions made in thinking about international relations, and various effects of globalization in political economy. It explores the implications of the ethics of care ... More


Equality and citizenship in global perspective

Chris Armstrong

in Rethinking Equality: The Challenge of Equal Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069246
eISBN:
9781781701287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069246.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the prospects for egalitarian citizenship at a global level. Both citizenship and the hopes of a substantive egalitarian politics are tied to the fate of the nation-state. ... More


Civil Society Mobilization

Milton L. Mueller

in Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014595
eISBN:
9780262289665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014595.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter begins with a brief outline on the Internet Governance Forum concept and focuses on the deficit of democracy in international institutions. It continues with the introduction, detailed ... More


Another Cosmopolitanism

Seyla Benhabib

Robert Post (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183221
eISBN:
9780199851041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183221.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In these two lectures, the author argues that since the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, we have entered a phase of global civil society that is governed by cosmopolitan norms of ... More


In Humanity's Name: Democracy and the Right to Wage War

Mark Evans

in Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The insistence that a just war can only be waged by a “legitimate authority” is generally accepted as central to just-war argument and the traditional construal of this tenet has been conspicuously ... More


Global civil society: myth or reality?

Fred Powell

in The politics of civil society: Big society and small government

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447307150
eISBN:
9781447310853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307150.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This final chapter asks the question ‘Is global civil society a political myth or a vibrant social reality?’ It is concluded that global civil society will not become a reality until there is ... More


Networks, global civil society and global justice networks

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

in Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076855
eISBN:
9781781702307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers theoretical approaches to the study of networks, including conceptions of networking as a political practice. It briefly considers claims that have been made about networks and ... More


Hospitality, Sovereignty, and Democratic Iterations

Seyla Benhabib

in Another Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183221
eISBN:
9780199851041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183221.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

At the center of much of this chapter's disagreement with Jeremy Waldron is interpreting Immanuel Kant's doctrine of jus cosmopoliticum, which can be rendered into English as “cosmopolitan right” or ... More


Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076855
eISBN:
9781781702307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides a critical investigation of what has been termed the ‘global justice movement’. Through a detailed study of a grassroots peasants' network in Asia (People's Global Action); an ... More


Geographies of transnational solidarity

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

in Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076855
eISBN:
9781781702307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter summarises the key themes and findings of the book and evaluates current theoretical and empirical debates about global civil society, participative democracy, and transnational ... More


The Philosophical Foundations of Cosmopolitan Norms

Seyla Benhabib

in Another Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183221
eISBN:
9780199851041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183221.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Eichmann trial, much like the Nuremberg trials before it, captured some of the perplexities of the emerging norms of cosmopolitan justice. This chapter discusses that since the United Nations ... More


Legitimacy and International Organizations: The Changing Ethical Context

Mervyn Frost

in Legitimating International Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672097
eISBN:
9780191756030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672097.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter examines the changing international ethical context within which international organisations pursue their legitimation practices. It argues, first, that legitimacy questions arise for ... More


Global social movements:: beyond the competent public sphere?

John Michael Roberts

in New media and public activism: Neoliberalism, the state and radical protest in the public sphere

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447308225
eISBN:
9781447311911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308225.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores whether global social movements (GSMs) represent new modes of dissent against neoliberalism and the competent public sphere. To this extent the chapter focuses on how global ... More


Political religion: secularity and the study of religion in global civil society

John D'Arcy May

in Religion, spirituality and the social sciences: Challenging marginalisation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420411
eISBN:
9781447303190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420411.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The place of religion within the civil society has always been a contested issue. Some contend that religion should be separated from the mechanisms of the society while some argue that religion is ... More


The Authority Trap

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

in The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A few INGOs have achieved widespread authority in global politics before multiple audiences, but most have not. Scholars and practitioners have demonstrated the importance of INGOs in global ... More


Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Sarah S. Stroup

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the notion that political activism has gone beyond borders and created a global or transnational civil society. Instead, at the most globally active, purportedly cosmopolitan ... More


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